A future soon-to-be "Z-Movie" classic comprised of Public Domain clips (from this awesome site) and my sick sense of humor. The "movie" is presented as it would be presented on some gawd-awful UHF station, complete with ridiculous amounts of commercials, which are also made of Public Domain clips...ENJOY THIS!!! ( 1 reviews ) Topics: mash up, featured, horror, B-Movie, dedtony, internetjunky1975, comedy, classic movie, vintage...
Riffing on Prelinger shorts. Episode 4 will show you how to be overbearing, drive away those who care about you, and choose a husband. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: prelinger, riffing, marriage, humor, commentary Source: http://www.archive.org/details/Choosing1950
One Step Beyond - Season one, episode one. A bride begins to predict details of an area she has never visited before, then acts strangely towards her new husband. Original airdate: 1/20/1959 ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, One Step Beyond, John Newland
"The Frozen Menace" is a mockumentary short on the dangers of ice-cream consumption. Ostensibly an experiment in visual and audio manipulation, the film incorporates footage from over a dozen postwar dairy production and anti-drug films to create an absurd, alternate reality where ice cream is banned for it's hallucinogenic properties. All footage used in "The Frozen Menace" was obtained from the Prelinger Archives at The Internet Archive (www.archive.org). Special thanks to... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: drugs, ice cream, mockumentary, prelinger, mash-up, remix, propaganda
A Little curiosity from the 50s - a Dorothy Gray Cosmetics commercial, advertising a new face cream that'll remove ANYTHING from your face. That's right! Anything. To prove it, they use a radioactive tracer in the dirt to see just how much dirt the cold cream removes. You'll be astounded with the results! Wonder if that model is still alive. Sound: 2 Channel Mono Colour: B&W Year: 1950s ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Dorothy, Gray, Cosmetics, Ad, Commerical, 1950s, TV
The film begins with a super-valuable necklace being stolen and the owner of the insurance company is fretting about how to pay off his client's claim. When a man with a shady past, Barry Drake, recovers the stones for the insurance company, everyone seems happy until they discover that it is a fake. Most of the rest of the film consists of Barry and the insurance office assistant going on a cross-country adventure trying to find the real necklace. File Information - for the h.264 MPEG4 File... ( 3 reviews ) Topic: romance,comedy,detective,1938,hillbilly
This is a rebuttle to both ''A Date with Your Family'', a movie usually seen as "an accurate account of 50's culture", and is also a rebuttle to the reviews who take it seriously. I hope that this video proves that ''A Date with Your Family'' is NOT an accurate example of 1950's culture, nor does it reveal "the horrible truth" of the decade. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Rebuttle, Prelinger, NBC-TV, Coronet, Film, Films, Public Domain, History, Historic, Manners,...
Frank Sinatra's Welcome Home Party for Elvis Presley (AKA The Frank Sinatra Timex Show). Broadcast 12th May 1960 Directed by Richard Dunlap Running Order (From IMDB): It’s Very Nice (performed by Frank Sinatra) Frank’s Time Machine (Frank Sinatra and Joey Bishop) Witchcraft (performed by Frank Sinatra) Timex promotional segment Come On Bess (performed by Sammy Davis Jnr.) Oriental Wedding Celebration Leona Irwin and the Tommy Hansen Dancers Sammy Recalls the Oscars (Sammy Davis Jnr.) Shall... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Sammy Davis Jr., Nancy Sinatra, The Jordanaires, Music
This is a extremely rare Kids show from the early 50's called "The Magic Clown", with Bonomo Candy being plugged 1,446,234 times. Most certainly not "Quality TV", But certainly better than "Jerry Springer". ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 50's TV, 1950's TV, Fifties TV, 50's Television, 1950's Television, Fifties Television,...
An adolescent girl in a small town tests her democratic heritage when she pretends to be Jewish and encounters prejudice. She explores the problem of antiSemitism by reading her diary at a PTA meeting. ( 5 reviews ) Topic: need keyword
This is Chapter One of a biography video from a series we are producing called "Another Great American". These videos are a look back on the lives of the average Americans that make America great. The video uses film clips and other materials to form a timeline that gives a point of reference to the events that occurred in the life of the person we are talking about. The video will move thru time with a brief 60 to 90 second reference to each year that the subject lived thru. Pathe... ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Bridgewater Video, Documentary, BTV, Bridgewater Documentary, History, US History, Bridgewater...
This film introduces housewives to the miracle appliance that is the garbage disposal. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. ( 4 reviews )
A high school boy primarily concerned with automobiles, dates, and parties learns from his father's example that ideals are really based on honesty, sincerity, and good sportsmanship. ( 5 reviews ) Topic: Social guidance
Gang violece and racism among high school kids is the order of the day in this juvenile delinquent film with Rita Moreno making an appearece that Pre-dates her role in "West Side Story". Also known as "This Rebel Breed". ( 5 reviews ) Topics: crime, racism, feature films
Instructs children how to care for toys, clothing and other property; to have a definite place to keep belongings, and how to store and handle possessions properly. ( 8 reviews ) Topic: Social guidance
byCouncil for the Relief of Palestine Arab Refugees
On the plight of Arab refugees from the Arab-Israeli war. Dorothy Thompson speaks on the refugee problem. Refugees live in tents in the Gaza Strip, are given blankets and food by Egyptian soldiers, and receive flour from UNICEF. A Lebanese priest conducts services. Refugees work as plumbers, carpenters, tailors, and shoemakers in the city of Jerusalem. Doctors vaccinate refugees against disease. Shows the squalid living conditions in refugee camps, starving children, and emphasizes the hopeless... ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Documentary, Palestine, Gaza, refugees
A Siamese twin kills the husband who left her. The courts have to decide if she is convicted of murder, how can they punish her sister, who had nothing to do with the crime? ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Crime, Drama
Shame also known as "I Hate Your Guts" "The Intruder" is a 1962 film directed by Roger Corman starring William Shatner as a racist mystery man sent to stir trouble in a southern town that is about to integrate its high school. Roger Corman claims this is the only film of the over 300 he's produced to lose money. ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Drama, William Shatner
A film about genetics and heredity in man, various traits are shown and the methods by which they are transmitted is explained. Subtitle files thanks to Elizabeth Hillman: TheThreadOfLife.qt.smil TheThreadOfLife.en_us.qt.txt To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. ( 6 reviews )
An episode of the infamous 1950's sitcom "I Married Joan" called "Mabel's Dress". In this episode, Joan finds a dress that her husband had hid for a friend, and thinking the dress was for her, she makes drastic changes to the dress. This sitcom was only a moderate success, lasting three seasons. ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, 50s, 50's, 1950s, 1950's, Fifties, Dress, Clothing, Brithday, Cake, Joan...
Sadie Thompson vs. The Puritans. Maxwell Anderson's screenplay of the W. Somerset Maugham story. Joan Crawford. Walter Huston, William Gargan For more info on this film see its IMDB.com entry ( 6 reviews ) Topics: drama, South Seas
Taken from IMDB: A hat-check girl at the Stork Club (Hutton) saves the life of a drowning man (Fitzgerald). A rich man, he decides to repay her by anonymously giving her a bank account, a luxury apartment and a charge account at a department store. When her boyfriend (DeFore) returns from overseas, he thinks she is a kept woman. ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Robert Young plays Jeff Cohalan, a young man whose wife was murdered while they were on their honeymoon, and who is plagued by strange accidents and visions of her death. He meets a beautiful young woman on a train, Ellen (Betsy Drake), and it becomes apparent that the two are very attracted to one another. Ellen soon learns about Jeff's past and is quickly drawn into his strange dark world, even when she begins to realize that Jeff may be much more dangerous than he seems. ( 9 reviews ) Topics: Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
Instructional film for telephone business office cashiers (tellers) who interact with the public, with a heavy dose of period sexism. ( 10 reviews ) Topics: Occupations: Clerical, Occupations: Customer service, Communication: Telephone
While trying to address the problems of gossip in the workplace, this film does an excellent job of offending everyone involved the overreacting manager, the nosey secretary and the chattering female grapevine participants. Shown to audiences nowadays, you can see folks flinch every time a female employee is referred to as a "girl." To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. ( 7 reviews ) Topic: workplace politics
No more uploads I was very satisfied with FTP uploading at archive.org. I was able to see exactly how much of the upload had been completed. I was able to see the rate at which the upload was progressing. And, perhaps most important of all, I was able to resume an interrupted upload. In other words, if I had uploaded 90% of a file when the connection was lost, all I had to do was reconnect and upload the remaining 10%. The programmers at archive.org have eliminated the best way of uploading,... ( 9 reviews ) Topics: mystery, horror, Vincent Price
An old man dies in his shack while performing satanic rites. Shortly afterward, a strange man shows up claiming to be the old man's nephew. When he moves in, strange things begin to happen, like a man being attacked by his own dog. ( 9 reviews ) Topics: horror, withcraft, feature films